Yes, Jerick McKinnon is just a rookie and yes he plays ...

Vikings.com - [Full Article]

Yes, Jerick McKinnon is just a rookie and yes he plays the same position as Adrian Peterson, the best running back in the NFL. Even still, McKinnon looks to be a player who will contribute to the Vikings offense immediately. He was billed as a scat-back type who could contribute on 3rd downs as a receiver, and that is true, he can do that. But he has also displayed some inside running ability and the ability to perform on special teams in a variety of capacities. The Vikings found a gem in the 3rd round with McKinnon.

Fantasy Impact: 

It's not clear who the proper handcuff is for Peterson owners. Most likely, the team would committee Matt Asiata with McKinnon if something were to happen to Peterson.

Filed Under: 2014, Preseason

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